Allie’s birthday is December 28, three days after Christmas. The poor girl has a birthday between Christmas and New Year’s. Talk about rotten luck. I remember that December 24 and 25 and 26 and 27 and 28 in 2010, and I remember how long the days were and how much I hated being on bedrest and […]
Allie’s third birthday was last Saturday. It made me sad, not for the reason you’re probably thinking (theÂ she’s growing up so fast!Â sentimental one), but rather because I was worried that she’s totally getting cheated. For one thing, her birthday is three days after Christmas and three days before New Year’s Eve. It is smack dab […]
We are more eco-conscious than most families. We use reusable dishes in lieu of paper plates or plastic silverware and cups. We compost all of our plant-based waste, and we grow worms in our basement. Our motives are partly cost and partly environmental. Reusable products cost a little more at the beginning, but offer tremendous […]
This year, Grace’s birthday party was at Build-A-Bear Workshop, and it was her best party ever. She says that every year (and so do I), but this year, it was true. This was my leastÂ labor intensive party ever, but it was also her most expensive party ever. Here’s the crew after the Build-A-Bear part of […]
Earlier in the week, I mentioned that we made foam crowns at Grace’s princess birthday party.
Some of the kids wore their crowns for the entire party. A few more wore their crowns on and off, and a couple of them wanted to take them home to hang on the wall.
Needless to say, the crowns were a big hit.